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How Social Media Fuels the Economy

Social media boosts the tourism and hospitality sector. Social media networks, including YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook, are full of travel content creators documenting their experiences around the world. The videos, blogs, and photographs they upload encourage people to visit a particular country, site, or hotel. Some countries’ tourism industry peaked because a vlogger showed the … Continue reading How Social Media Fuels the Economy

How Divorce Affects Children

Divorce affects children’s social development. Children going through a divorce often isolate themselves to avoid conversations. They feel embarrassed and ashamed that their parents could not stay together while their peer’s parents are happy together. The affected children have fewer social contacts at school to help hide the split happening at home. Once parents are … Continue reading How Divorce Affects Children

Social and Economic Costs of Unemployment

Unemployment contributes to extreme poverty and homelessness. Lack of income due to joblessness exposes people to financial challenges as they strive to meet living expenses with no pay. Although governments provide unemployment benefits, such support is not sufficient to sustain a household. After depleting borrowed money, an unemployed person may make sacrifices such as selling … Continue reading Social and Economic Costs of Unemployment

The Body Under the Bed

Like many young people, after completing higher education, I moved to Nairobi to look for employment opportunities. I did not land a job immediately and would spend hours each day moving from one company and factory to another. I did not have much money, and to prevent depleting the limited savings I had, I would … Continue reading The Body Under the Bed

How to Retain Millennial Employees

The strategies to retain millennials in the workplace include: Adopting flexible work arrangement Most millennials prefer spending less time in an office, and it is prudent for an employer to implement a flexible work schedule when dealing with millennial employees. A company can achieve flexibility through remote work. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that employees … Continue reading How to Retain Millennial Employees

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